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Poll What is your nonprofit’s
experience with wellbeing in the workplace? Not discussed Employees are encouraged to do it on their own There are periodic activities for wellness or wellbeing Our nonprofit has a strategy/plan/policy for a comprehensive programSli.do 1440
• Nonprofit Professionals • Understanding
Burnout • Creating A Self-Care Plan • Nonprofit Organizations • Examples of bringing self-care into the workplace Slides, Links, and Handouts: http://bethkanter.wikispaces.com/1440 Agenda
Burnout is a state of
emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion that occurs when we feel overwhelmed by too many demands, too few resources, and too little recovery time.
The Symptoms of Burnout Emotional
Exhaustion Cynicism Detachment Fatigue Loss of enjoyment Insomnia Pessimism Forgetfulness Impaired concentration Isolation Detachment Increased illness Loss of appetite Lack of Accomplishment Anxiety Apathy Hopelessness Depression Increased irritability Anger Lack of productivity Poor performance And burnout is sneaky!
The 4 Stages of Nonprofit
Burnout Passion Driven Passion Waning Passion Challenged Passion Depleted Take Assessment Sli.do 1440
Tip: Organize Mobile Phone To
Avoid Addiction • Notifications from people • Customized notifications • Tools on home screen • Scramble Apps • Remove or move work apps into folders on 3rd or 4th screens during non-work hours
Tip: Go On A News
Diet • Consume news for specified time and sources per day • News meditation – be in the present moment when consuming • Remove news notifications • Take a break from Facebook
Self-Care Plan Practice Goals Sphere
1: Self -Get 7-9 hours of sleep per night. -Eat more fruits and vegetables every day. -Get to 10,000 steps per day walking. Sphere 2: Others -Make a regular date with my partner and/or children – one- on-one – to give my relationships attention. -Divest myself of negative influences, moving consciously away from people who bring me down. Sphere 3: Environment -Stop what I’m doing at least once a day to go outside. -Clear clutter from my office desk Sphere 4: Work and Money -Take comp time when I’m attending work-related evening events. -Stand up from my desk every 15 minutes to stretch and walk around. Sphere 5: Tech -Set up a charging station at the front door for all of my/my family’s digital devices. -Keep all my digital devices out of my bedroom and off my dinner table.
Listen and Engage Employees to
Shift the Culture 1: Functioning Do people have what they need to do their job? 2: Feelings Do people feel appreciated and respected? 3: Friendship Do people feel connected to one another? 4: Forward Do people feel like they have opportunities for growth? 5: Fulfillment Do people feel like they are inspired and working towards a higher purpose? Laura Putnam – 5 F’s Framework
United Way in South Dakota:
Moving Together • Twice daily all staff walk or movement • Started with listening and engaging with employees • Wellness coaching and experiment 10 years ago • Now part of culture
• Fewer absences and sick
days • Lower healthcare costs • Higher employee work satisfaction and retention • Ability to attract top talent when recruiting for jobs • Higher productivity • Greater ability to handle stressful situations • Ability to meet and exceed milestones • Motivated, resilient workers • Better brand ambassadors • Responsive and engaged staff Return on Investment
Getting Started • Be open
about self- care. • Staff meeting to do assessments and create self-care plans • Accountability buddies • Make small changes and offer reward/praise • Does not have to cost a lot of money
Summary • Self-care is not
just about kale smoothies and massages, it is part of doing the work • Bringing well being into the workplace is all about culture change • A culture of well being requires leadership and employee engagement • Quick fixes don’t work • Benefits include recruiting top talent, retention, reduced health costs, and more • Start practicing self-care and start the discussion in your workplace